Peach Bourbon Pie with a Bacon Brown Sugar Crumble

Peach Bourbon Pie with Bacon Brown Sugar Crumble #Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Velvety peaches in a bourbon-spiked caramel-like sauce fill a crisp pie crust and get topped with a smokey bacon crumble in this recipe for homemade summer pie. I have mentioned before that August is where I would live forever if we could stop time and continue repeating just one month of the calendar year. The […]

Mulberry Almond Frangipane Tart Contentment

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Deep purple mulberries grace the top of this almond cream frangipane tart. Best served warm with a drizzle of honey, it’s a recipe for contentment wherever you may be. Home. I walked to the baggage carousel last night, and just as I approached there were squeals from their small bodies as they barreled towards me, […]

Sugar and Spice: Mini Berry Pies on a Stick and Maple Kettle Corn

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Mini berry hand pies are popped right on a stick for a fun baby shower treat and the secrets of kettle corn that rivals what you find at the fair. Pin It “What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice And everything nice, That’s what little girls are made of.” Sugar and plenty of […]

Fresh Strawberry and Gingered Rhubarb Pie for a Pie Party

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A fresh take on the classic strawberry-rhubarb pie that your mother used to make. Rhubarb pie filling spiked with ginger and an almond shortbread crust are finished off with fresh strawberries in a bright glaze. There’s no question that Dr. Seuss has captivated many of children, mine and myself included, with his whimsical storytelling. When […]

Red, White and Blue Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries for the Fourth of July

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These red, white and blue cheesecake-stuffed strawberries come together in minutes and are perfect for festive Fourth of July treats. They’ll be the hit of your backyard barbecue or potluck picnic this weekend. Yesterday I packed up the car with the kids and headed towards the Minneapolis Farmers Market. This isn’t anything new. We can […]

Salted Maple Grilled Bananas for Big Banana Night at Caribe

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A new way to utilize your grill: for dessert with salted maple grilled bananas, served up on thin ginger cookies with just the slightest bit of chocolate for a new take on the traditional s’more. Plus, an evening with fellow foodies at Caribbean restaurant Caribe in St. Paul for Big Banana Night. I have to […]

Cardamom Gingered Apple Crisp

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There’s no doubt about it. Fall is here. The wind has a certain crispness that was missing not too long ago. Leaves have changed, fallen and been raked into piles. My vegetable garden is cut down to the dirt. Still, the farmer’s markets are bustling with squash, apples, root vegetables and more and Thanksgiving is […]